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Interest in Linux development sliding

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Linux’s 20th birthday was somewhat muted by the news that developers were less interested in the operating system.

According to recent results of the annual application development survey from researcher Evans Data, Linux has slipped to third place in popularity, behind Mac OS and Windows. Windows is still the one that everyone is writing for, but according to the figures OS X now the primary development platform of 7.9 per cent and only 5.6 per cent of developers use Linux.

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